Read the below article, from the Saylor Foundation. As you do so, consider the following questions:

  • What crucial misjudgments existed in the war plans of European nations?
  • Was the global nature of the war anticipated?

Saylor Foundation, The Planning of the First World War, February 2013.

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  • The miscalculations …

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